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The 7 Most Unique Racecourses In Great Britain

Published: 19th May 2022

From the tightest of circuits on the Flat to great sprawling jumping tests, the phrase chalk and cheese doesn’t do the wide variety justice.  Here’s a look at some of the most...

10 Horse Racing Phrases You Need To Know

Published: 16th May 2022

Here’s some explanations of ten racing phrases you might have heard and were wondering what they meant. Black Type Horses, especially fillies and mares, are often referred to as having gained some...

Greaneteen Among Three Nominated For April’s Horse Of The Month Award

Published: 11th May 2022

April saw the final month of the Jump season which culminated at Sandown Racecourse on 23rd April for the Bet 365 Jump Finale meeting.  ...

My Local Racecourse – Ripon

Published: 11th May 2022

The Quintessential English Venue Anyone who has been to Ripon racecourse will find it easy to understand why the track was voted the ‘Best Racecourse in the North’ three times by the Racegoers...

Jockey Of The Month: Champions Nominated For April Prize

Published: 3rd May 2022

These three finished the season at the very top. Two won their respective championships whilst the other lived out a fairy tale in his final moments in the saddle. You can only...

Newmarket – A Town Like No Other

Published: 28th April 2022

Racing HQ The historic market town, situated in Suffolk on the border with Cambridgeshire, serves as Flat racing’s headquarters.  More than 3,000 horses are stabled in Newmarket – one for every five...

Flat Jockey Championship Contenders

Published: 27th April 2022

  The Jockeys’ Championship kicks off on QIPCO 2000 Guineas day on Saturday 30 April and runs untilQIPCO British Champions Day in October. Over the course of five‐and‐a‐half months the rider with...

Frankie Dettori and Dancing Brave Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Published: 25th April 2022

  Launched in 2021, the Hall of Fame sets out to immortalise the Modern Greats of the sport, both human and equine, from 1970 onwards. Dettori and Dancing Brave are the first...

Who Is Kevin Brogan? Champion Conditional Jockey

Published: 22nd April 2022

Following Big Footsteps 21‐year‐old Kevin Brogan has won the race to be champion conditional jockey joining a roll of honour that includes Sir AP McCoy, Richard Johnson and Brian Hughes. More recently...

Brian Hughes – Champion Jockey

Published: 20th April 2022

Brian Hughes will be crowned Champion Jockey for the second time, but what goes into earning that accolade?...